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(in prescriptions) the same.
Origin of ead.
< Latin eādem Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I 'ave slipped upon a piece of orange peel and broke me 'ead!

    Paul Kelver Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
  • Itd have been silly of me to go and knock his ead off, so I enlisted.

    The Rough Road William John Locke
  • Her 'ead pushed the Police News out o' the way and her 'and came groping into the winder arter a toy.

    Captains All W.W. Jacobs
  • E was zettin' there naight afore our pony kicked—in father's 'ead. '

    Five Tales John Galsworthy
  • He went on talking for a long time, but I was busy doing a bit of 'ead- work and didn't pay much attention to 'im.

    Dirty Work W.W. Jacobs
  • The mate 'e sticks 'is 'ead in the door and says: 'We're torpedoed, sir.'

    The U-boat hunters James B. Connolly
  • Everything kep' a-spinnin' so, she couldn't 'ardly tell whether she was on 'er 'ead or 'er 'eels.

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • Filling her silly 'ead with lies about your goodness and all that.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then I sees 'is lips movin', and I 'ad to bend my 'ead down to 'ear what he were sayin'.

    Mad Shepherds L. P. Jacks
  • I've seen 'im sometimes holdin' 'is 'ead as if it was comin' off.

Related Abbreviations for ead


early after depolarization
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